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to be evacuations like we saw with irene. we have evacuations for fire island, though. a low-lying barrier island on the south shore of long island. and you know, you can't take this seriously enough. storm surge is very dangerous. flooding is the leading killer in any kind of hurricanes. this is no ordinary hurricane. this one is a big event. we'll be talking about it throughout the morning. brooke? >> appreciate it. bonnie mentioned north carolina. let's go straight to the coastal area. outer banks, kill devil hills. george howl is standing by for us in an area already very much so apparently getting hit by this hurricane. and george, as i wait to see your picture, i -- here you are, is the rain coming down? >> reporter: yeah, brooke. the rain definitely coming in. it's that sideways rain. combined with sand, helping to -- a good indication that the storm is getting much closer to us. we're in an area, the northwestern quadrant of the storm. that is where you see the storm bringing in bands of heavy rain. these bands of winds that are coming in. in fact, that band right now stretches from wilmi
, then look what happens here, kind of just rotates and spins and that's the scary aspect. remember, irene in vermont all that flooding. sandy is rotating and spinning for 24 hours dumping an inch of rain an hour. so, this is the potential for devastating and deadly flooding. couple that with, of course, this wind field 70-mile-per-hour winds extending 450 miles out and the potent energy with this bringing snow potentially to the mountains on the western side of it. so, guys, this -- computer models have been for 25 years and they have never had to run this exact scenario. so, a lot of very intriguing, but scary things about it. >> alexandria, thanks. >>> a storm of this size can cause a nightmare, not just in terms of -- they are asking people to come in from out of state to help the power company. also opening a staging area at baltimore's airport to prepare for the storm's arrival. >>> 300 national guardsmen can be put on recovery. >>> the storm is already having an impact on the presidential campaigns, especially in some key swing states. both vice president biden and mitt romney cance
a memory of irene last year. we saw the flooding from a tropical storm near new york city. shows you the size and scope of storms and how they can affect states far from the coasts. the wind gusts now are strong. kill devil hills, well over tropical storm-force winds. we're seeing them over 40 miles per hour in virginia beach. just the beginning. the winds tonight and tomorrow are going to pick up enormously. gusts will be hurricane force all the way across boston, through new york city through philadelphia. 80 mile-per-hour gusts. these -- these are the type of gusts that will knock down trees and cause major power outages. notice, the wind advisories extend into ohio and pennsylvania, as well. want to mention this time of year, october, this is when weast beautiful -- we have the beautiful changing of the leave colors, trees are heavy with the leaves. when they fall, they will fall hard. this is a heavy puncher. we have rain tuesday, then beyond that, wednesday into thursday with the storm. some of the heaviest rain in the mid-atlantic coming in steadily and staying there. that's w
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